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Ashley Austin

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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  • 8 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Graphic Designer
  • BFA in Graphic Design
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


So see everyone and everything.


I'm shy at first, but it doesn't take much to get me hyped up. I've got a crazy streak, but I'm pretty level headed too. Just show me that you are passionate about something and we'll click.


I tend to just go with the flow most times.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I have surfed and hosted. It has changed my life in a lot of ways.


I started CSing with a trip through mainly Germany, but also Vienna and Amsterdam. I stayed with 4 CS'ers and met up with another 3 while on our trip. I've had three surfers in the last year. I'm hoping I'll be doing more surfing in the future...it's been a while.


Travel, Learning Languages, Drawing, Painting, Gaming, Music, Reading, and Eating.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies:There are so many, but I'll try to name a few. Amelie, La Femme Nikita, Volver, Sin City, Death Proof, God Bless America, Goodbye Lenin, Trainspotting, Burn After Reading, Fight Club, Forrest Gump, A Clockwork Orange, Adaptation, Across the Universe, Requiem for a Dream, Pi, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. If you want to know directors, anything by the Cohen Brothers, Tarantino, Kubrick, Aronofsky, Fincher...they're all good.Music: The Smiths. Tool. Puscifer. The Dresden Dolls/Amanda Palmer. Death Cab for Cutie. Pink Floyd. New Orleans Brass Bands. Jazz. I love music in general...so I'm not too particular.Books: The Fuck-Up, Chinese Takeout, Fight Club, Choke, Dogrun, Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Stranger, The Defining Decade, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Steppenwolf and many textbooks/cookbooks.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

I've flown (as in the act of being in the cockpit) an airplane before. I've also completely dismantled my life and begun putting it back together. I learned that life goes on and it's great to have proof of that.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to learn new things and pick up knowledge relatively fast. I'm not sure how useful that is to everyone else, but maybe I give you a fun fact. I could teach you how to draw, but you have try even if you think you're bad. I would love to share with other my love of humanity, travel, and of course food & drink. We love to cook and chat. I think I live for that.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Sweden

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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